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  1. #1
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    Default CL: Potential Trainwreck?

    ...literally.

    http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/a...g?t=1299776456

    * Bo is a 14 year old sorrel gelding with 4 white stockings.
    * Stands 14.2 hands.
    * Has been used as a ranch horse.
    * Standing on new shoes.
    * Will go up, down, or across anything you ask him to.
    * Takes the bit well; when you go to put the bit in his mouth, he will automatically open his mouth. VERY WELL-MANNERED!!!
    * BEAUTIFUL lope!*
    * If you are looking for a safe horse for your grandma or grandpa , or for a learner, Bo is the one.
    * I could go on and on about how good of horse Bo is and how many trail rides he has been on, but the best thing for you to do is call me and set up a time to come a ride him. Anymore questions call xxx-xxx-xxxx


    Sounds like a decent horse...unless he's from the wrong side of the tracks.

    ...and a couple of spelling gems from today's CL...

    Horse troff 50.00 100 gal troff

    3 Yr Old Sorrel Philly (corrected from yesterday's spelling of "Sarrow")
    Mother Is Adopted Mustang
    Father Is Foxtrotter Gated
    Horse has had 90 Days of Professional Training
    Great Disposition----She is A People Horse !
    Easy to Ketch--Fun to Ride
    Delivery Available


    "Ketch" really gives me a giggle.
    Is it me or do 99.9% of cowboys just look better with their hats on?
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    haha who would even think to put their horse on the train tracks for a picture??

    Ketch is definitely my favorite. Although, I think I would like to check out the "Philly"



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    Oh my god, the train tracks... reminds me of one of those old time movies where the bad guy was always tying the girl to them and someone had to come save them. That was hilarious.

    And if I see filly spelled as philly one more time... what is it with people? You figured out craigslist, how about figuring out how to google and find the right spelling?



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    Just one question about the "philly" does she come with or without cheeze???

    LBR
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    Read another ad titled "OUTSTANDING Gelding" which, listed one of his attibutes as...

    "* Standing on new shoes"

    ...versus lying down on new shoes?? Okay, maybe I'm just easily amused.
    Is it me or do 99.9% of cowboys just look better with their hats on?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AliCat518 View Post
    haha who would even think to put their horse on the train tracks for a picture??
    Excellent. The next time I can't ditch a horse by threatening to send it to the auction, I will stand it on the train tracks and say "next train in 12 hours"...



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    One of my CL favorites is "Purebred (or purebread LOL) horse" when they don't put anything anywhere in the ad telling you WHAT breed it is.



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    From mine:

    "Great with kids but needs to be lunged I believe that’s what you call it here. She was great all summer but hasn’t been rode sent December. She is very gentle after you get her back to ridding anyone who knows about horses knows what I mean"



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    Quote Originally Posted by alg0181 View Post
    From mine:

    "Great with kids but needs to be lunged I believe that’s what you call it here. She was great all summer but hasn’t been rode sent December. She is very gentle after you get her back to ridding anyone who knows about horses knows what I mean"
    hee hee. I have to say, I got my mini for my daughter from CL and she was a gem.

    The lady was nice, drove around w/ a parrot on her shoulder but when the parront jumped on the mini's head while her son was on it and the mini yawned, I took her home! ( the mini, not bird or lady...)
    Come to the dark side, we have cookies



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    Quote Originally Posted by KSAQHA View Post
    Read another ad titled "OUTSTANDING Gelding" which, listed one of his attibutes as...

    "* Standing on new shoes"

    ...versus lying down on new shoes?? Okay, maybe I'm just easily amused.
    Exactly! Or the fact that "new shoes" should hardly be a selling point?? How long are shoes "new" when you need to have them done again in five or six weeks? That always makes me wonder just how long that poor horse went between farrier visits before it got the "new shoes!"



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    How can they spell "disposition" correctly, but can't spell "catch", "gaited" or "filly"?????



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    Quote Originally Posted by jetsmom View Post
    How can they spell "disposition" correctly, but can't spell "catch", "gaited" or "filly"?????
    Redneck spellcheck?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sketcher View Post
    Excellent. The next time I can't ditch a horse by threatening to send it to the auction, I will stand it on the train tracks and say "next train in 12 hours"...
    Be sure to get a picture of yourself standing next to the horse twirling your villainous mustache!
    "Aye God, Woodrow..."



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    Oh geez, I hope that poor gelding gets an owner upgrade. The train tracks are bad enough but how on earth can he even walk with that horrible, tight tiedown on?!
    Jeanie
    RIP Sasha, best dog ever, pictured shortly before she died, Death either by euthanasia or natural causes is only the end of the animal inhabiting its body; I believe the spirit lives on.



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